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Professor Jim Fyles appointed as Macdonald's Associate Dean (Student Affairs)

Please join the Mac Community in congratulating Professor Jim Fyles on his new appointment as Macdonald's Associate Dean ( Students Affairs).

Published on : 18 Aug 2016

Listuguj First Nation to offer McGill education degree this fall

"Listuguj First Nation offers McGill education degree in fall," reports CBC's Bridget Yard in a recent article. "A bachelor of education program offered through McGill University will debut in Listuguj First Nation in September, taught by community members with master's degrees and doctorates," writes the CBC.

Published on : 18 Aug 2016

Route1 Reports 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results

Effective August 29, 2016, Peter Chodos will become Route1’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Peter has been an independent member of Route1’s Board of Directors since September 2009, serving most recently as the Company’s Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He has over 35 years of experience in the capital markets including private and public financings of debt and equity as well as mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Published on : 18 Aug 2016

Renin Corp. Appoints Eduardo Lopez as Vice President of Management Information Systems

 Renin Holdings, LLC, ("Renin," and/or "Renin Corp."), today announced that it has appointed Eduardo Lopez as Vice President of Management Information Systems. In this role, Mr. Lopez will have full responsibility for the Information Technology ("IT") organization at Renin and will become a key member of the Renin executive leadership team.

Published on : 18 Aug 2016

Why dangerous materials go through cities

Watch the full interview with Professor Vedat Verter here CTV News, August 11, 2016 

Published on : 18 Aug 2016

World Social Forum reboots in Montreal

Fifteen years after the World Social Forum (WSF) began with a huge gathering in Porto Alegre, Brazil, organisers are hoping to breathe new life into the anti-globalisation movement. ..."When I talk with Montrealers, no one is aware of this forum and so few people know about the WSF in general, whereas everyone knows Davos," said Henry Mintzberg, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, contrasting the WSF with its nemesis, the World Economic Form held each year in the posh Swiss Alps resort.

Published on : 18 Aug 2016

A new research trend? DARPA wants to fund XAI (Explainable Artificial Intelligence)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming more and more integrated in our daily lives: AI agents might decide if you get a bank loan, or if your job application will ever reach human eyes. Not everyone is comfortable with this trend, since we don't always know exactly how the AI comes to its decision. AI learns from existing data to predict future data, but its inner workings can be a mystery even to the AI's programmers. That's a problem if the AI is making life or death decisions, as it would in missile systems or unmanned drones.

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Published on : 18 Aug 2016

Phishing scam: "Subject: (SCL > 3): ALERT!!!"

There is a phishing email circulating from the ICT Service Desk asking users to click on a link to update their webmail.mcgill.ca Web Appls 2016.

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Published on : 04 Aug 2016

Daoust songe à restreindre le transport des matières dangereuses

Le ministre des Transports Jacques Daoust envisage de restreindre le transport des matières dangereuses pendant les heures de pointe, au lendemain du spectaculaire accident qui a coûté la vie au chauffeur d'un camion-citerne sur l'autoroute Métropolitaine, mardi après-midi.

Published on : 18 Aug 2016

Misfit and Milestones: Structural Elaboration and Capability Reinforcement in the Evolution of Entrepreneurial Top Management Teams

Authors: Amanda J. Ferguson, Lisa E. Cohen, M. Diane Burton, Christine M. Beckman Publication: Academy of Management Journal  Abstract: 

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Published on : 18 Aug 2016

AMI Quebec’s pro­grams in September

Click on the link for mroe information about the programs in September of AMI-Quebec: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1110274899475&ca=a03f5d99-5960-416d-9332-e75a7fca63e0

Published on : 17 Aug 2016

Anna Albertson wins the 2016 Udho Parsini Diwan Award

The Udho Parsini Diwan Award rewards the graduate student in the McGill Chemistry program who has written the best research article published the year before. Here is how Anna Alberston presents her winning article.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2016

New Minor in Music Entrepreneurship

Introducing the Minor in Music Entrepreneurship: a collaboration between the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Published on : 17 Aug 2016

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize

The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Nappert Prize in International Arbitration. A panel of seven distinguished judges selected the following four papers among over 70 entries.

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Published on : 16 Aug 2016

Macdonald Engineering Building on the big screen

McGill's venue for learning and discovery in mechanical engineering recently served as the backdrop for a pivotal cinematic moment in the Oscar-nominated film Brooklyn. Read the full story.

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Published on : 15 Aug 2016